URL Format Encoder and Decoder
Why the text URL encoded ?
If you try to access the website with browser, you may have already seeing the url may contain
%20%E8meandyou%BO, well it is because of url encoding.
Most of URL encoding have function to sanitize or escaping the user input from some reserved character or query, such as
> and many more.
More advanced topics
From the programmer side, sanitizing or escaping input is important to make sure that the user inputted text not messing with the back-end system or even the front end.
Some cool example is:
Let's say we have website A, in that website we can create our profile with our name on it.
And one more thing: website A doesn't sanitize or escaping the user input.
So What will happen is:
John Doe, so his profile name can be seen as John Doe.
Bad(sort of) People
<b>John Doe</b>, so his profile name can be seen as John Doe.
Notice that the bad people can be apparead as bold character. Bold character is just an example. We can change the
<b> tag to the more harmful text, and that can mess things up.
So, sanitize or escape user inputted text :)
So, the following word :
Encoded in URL Format: